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article imageTopFinds: Monsanto protests go global, mammoth found in Siberia

By David Silverberg     Jun 1, 2013 in Internet
Advocates for GMO-free food protested against Monsanto this week. An off-Broadway show about scientist Nikolas Tesla electrifies the audience. Researchers uncover a preserved wooly mammoth in Siberia. Welcome to this week's TopFinds.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists reported on important science news, the ongoing Rob Ford saga, European updates and much more.
We also highlight some of the major topics Digital Journalists have been covering recently. Note you can see the trending topics at the top of any page on our news network, in the black bar. They are changing constantly to react to what people are reading on the site. We wanted to include this feature to let you know the topics people want to read about on Digital Journal.

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Top Digital Journal Reports

Key FBI photo of Dzhokhar shows evidence of Photoshop (Includes first-hand account) by Ralph Lopez
The photograph released by the FBI alleging to show Boston bombing suspect Dzohkahr Tsarnaev fleeing the scene without his backpack shows clear evidence of being a composite image made with software such as Photoshop.
Norman Wong shoots musical, fashionable Toronto (Includes interview) by Cate Kustanczy
Toronto-based music label Arts & Crafts celebrate their 10th anniversary this year. A new photography exhibit highlights one city resident's connection with the label, as well as Toronto's place in the international fashion and music scenes.
Toronto-based musician and Broken Social Scene co-founder Brendan Canning. The band will be re-formi...
Toronto-based musician and Broken Social Scene co-founder Brendan Canning. The band will be re-forming for the A&C Field Trip June 8th.
Norman Wong
Review: 'Resident Evil: Revelations' is a redemption for the series (Includes first-hand account) by Stan Rezaee
'Resident Evil: Revelations' returns the game to its horror survival roots while offering it a much needed redemption after a series of failures in 2012.
March against Monsanto: Cape Town, South Africa, May 25, 2013 (Includes interview) by Anne Sewell
Cape Town saw a great crowd in the streets on May 25, 2013 as the people marched against Monsanto, the pesticide giant and producer of genetically modified seeds. The following photo essay gives a graphic view of the event.
Review: Actors bring scientist 'Tesla' to life in off-Broadway production (Includes first-hand account) by Markos Papadatos
On May 24, “Tesla” opened Off-Broadway at Theatre 80 in New York City. The play, written by Sheri Graubert and directed/produced by Sanja Bestic. focuses on inventor, electrical engineer and mechanical engineer Nikolas Tesla.

Top Images

This toad was nearly flattened by my horse  after getting him off the trail I got this picture. The ...
This toad was nearly flattened by my horse, after getting him off the trail I got this picture. The abundance of wildlife in Alberta's mountains is amazing.
Panoramic view of a section of downtown Osaka  the city of bridges and waterways.
Panoramic view of a section of downtown Osaka, the city of bridges and waterways.
A 1939 Chevy at the 2013 Big Show  Spartanburg  South Carolina.
A 1939 Chevy at the 2013 Big Show, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia

In the Media

Television crew reporting live on missing man — finds him by Marcus Hondro
A elderly Maine man missing since the previous day returned home as a television crew was doing an on-spot broadcast on the efforts to find him. The 73 year-old man, Robert McDonough, has dementia and had wandered away from his home.
Preserved mammoth found in Siberia, blood intact by Anne Sewell
Apparently the first adult female to be found, the fully-grown, one-ton mammoth had blood and well-preserved muscle tissue when found in the Siberian ice. This discovery comes amidst debates on whether extinct species should be resurrected using DNA.
Photo: Blogger spots alien 'lizard' creature on NASA Mars photo by JohnThomas Didymus
A Japanese blogger claims to have spotted a lizard running loose on the Martian landscape in a NASA photo. The blogger alerted the website, UFO Sightings Daily, and incredibly, the "discovery" of "life" on Mars has sparked frenzied speculation.
China: Baby flushed down toilet rescued from sewage pipe (Video) by JohnThomas Didymus
Chinese state television reported that firefighters in eastern China have rescued a newborn baby boy lodged in a sewage pipe after being flushed down the toilet in an apartment building. The case has sparked fury on Chinese social media sites.
Spain to face coldest summer for 200 years? by Anne Sewell
Spring in Spain has so far been very changeable, with warm sunshine, but chilly to cold winds and cloudy days. Seems like that trend will continue into summer, according to a French weather channel, Meteo.
Video: Britain First say 'Arrest Anjem Choudary or we will!' by Richard Milnes
Britain First has given the Metropolitan Police an ultimatum to arrest the anti-British Muslim extremist, Anjem Choudary by Wednesday 6pm or they will.
Vatican: Whatever Pope Francis meant, atheists still burn in hell by JohnThomas Didymus
After Pope Francis told the world that even atheists are redeemed, Vatican spokesman Thomas Rosica has issued a statement that the pope's words do not mean atheists are saved. They are still going to hell if they do not "enter" the Catholic Church.
Oprah Winfrey was 13th on the 2013 list of Most Powerful Women in the world.
Oprah Winfrey was 13th on the 2013 list of Most Powerful Women in the world.
Photo by Bill Ebbesen
Oprah Winfrey plummets in Forbes list of 100 most powerful women by Marcus Hondro
The annual Forbes list of the the 100 most powerful women in the world saw Oprah Winfrey climb all the way up to 3rd spot in 2010. Since then it's been downhill for the former talk show host and modern day media mogul.
Op-Ed: Saul Alvarez must slide to 147 to share spotlight with Mayweather by Leo Reyes
Mexican boxer Saul "El Canelo" Alvarez is unbeaten in 43 professional fights and at age 22, he is a man in a hurry. He wants to challenge pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who is equally unbeaten, for his richest fight ever.
Op-Ed: Mayor Ford ‘knew where video was’, says new report by Paul Wallis
The Toronto Mayor Ford crack video scandal took another twist with the revelation that Mayor Ford said that he knew where the video was, and giving two addresses.
Globe prints story on Doug Ford, former alleged drug dealer by Marcus Hondro
It seems the chickens may be coming home to roost with regard the Ford family. On the heels of the Toronto Star story on Mayor Rob Ford's alleged crack cocaine usage, The Globe and Mail has published a story on his brother Coun. Doug Ford's drug days.
March against Monsanto: A worldwide protest, May 25, 2013 by Anne Sewell
March against Monsanto protests were held in 40 countries in the world on May 25, 2013. The message of all these protests was "Stop Monsanto" and "No more GMOs." This article will concentrate on events in Earth's southern hemisphere.
Man forgets his Porsche on B.C. Ferry and takes the bus home by Marcus Hondro
Maybe to be the kind of guy that can afford a Porsche you have to be the kind of guy with a ho-hum attitude about owning one. That may be the case with a man who left his on a B.C. Ferry Wednesday. Boat trip over, he walked off and got the bus.
High-tech bicycling is invented with Lumigrid by Jonathan Lam
Cycling should be a fun and joyful experience minus the fear of crashing or slipping over rocks. Lumigrids might be the new way of riding bicycles.

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